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NAFTA – Three Amigos
March 15, 2017, 1 Comment

NAFTA Trump’s Top Trade Adviser Quietly Seeks an Alliance With Mexico (Bloomberg) President Donald Trump’s top trade ...

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Cuba
March 5, 2017, No Comments

All Havana Broke Loose: An Oral History of Tropicana (Vanity Fair September 2011) Cuba Kills Another Dissident After Oba ...

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Mexico
February 22, 2017, No Comments

Top U.S. Officials Met With Defiance in Visit to Mexico Secretaries of State and Homeland Security encounter objections ...

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Brazil 2016 – 17
February 7, 2017, No Comments

These 5 Facts Explain Brazil’s Crippling Scandals (TIME) 24 July 2015 See also Brazil 2013-2015 Rio 2016 Olympics (WaP ...

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Latin America 2013 – 16
December 11, 2016, 1 Comment

How unconventional thinking transformed a war-torn Colombia (60 Minutes) Colombia used to be one of the most violent and ...

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Fidel Castro R.I.P.
November 26, 2016, No Comments

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90 Mr. Castro’s defiance of American power made him a beaco ...

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Venezuela after Hugo Chavez
November 1, 2016, No Comments

Chavismo Full Circle By David Smilde, professor of sociology at Tulane University and a senior fellow at the Washington ...

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Brazil 2013 – 2015
August 17, 2015, No Comments

These 5 Facts Explain Brazil’s Crippling Scandals (TIME) 24 July 2015 17 August Despite protests, slog more likely tha ...

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Hugo Chavez 1954-2013
April 15, 2013, No Comments

Curious coincidence that Mr. Chavez died on the 60th anniversary of Stalin’s death. Hugo Chavez: 1954-2013 From an ...

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Haiti: after the earthquake
January 13, 2013, No Comments

KANPE means “Stand Up” in Haitian Creole, and, as the name suggests, the bulk of the organisation’s initiatives an ...